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One more thing you should know about me. It is truly important. I grew up in a Boston Housing authority project. You know the kind where you have to be just above the poverty level to get in. we were labeled and dreaded. We were labeled loser's by everyone, but that was not the case. most of the people that lived there were your common variety laborers. You know they worked for the local gas company, the Edison, postal worker's and general laborer's. My brother and myself lived in a world where we were labeled and looked down upon. Not for who we were but but where we lived. It was difficult, and left an indelible mark on my life's journey. However, as time went by I realized, everyone puts their pants on the same way and if you have the nerve and the need to succeed you will. I can't tell you all the grizzly details of the shame when our light would get turned off because we didn't have the money to pay the bill. When on Friday, we were told not to answer the door because Mr. Klien was knocking to collect his weekly life insurance payment which was $2.00 per week. when we got older it became such a problem that once family's found out where we lived, girls would suddenly stop going out with us. Such is the life of the downtrodden, but I never felt that way and you can't let that keep you down. You are what you make of yourself and that's the truth. Peace and out.

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